Heatmor resembles an anteater. It has an elongated snout that can shoot out fire. It is primarily red, with a brown head, brown leggings and long, yellow strands running down its body. It also has long, yellow claws, arm bands around its wrists and a tail that resembles a pipe.
Heatmor's name is a portmanteau of the words "heat" and "armor". Heatmor's name may also be a play on words of "eat more".
Heatmor are predators of Durants, ant-like Bug Pokémon, similar to their real world counterparts relationship (ants and anteaters).
Heatmor is the only Fire-type Pokémon who cannot learn Overheat.
Has recieved some criticism for it's design, especially the crotch area, the criticism is that (apparantly) it looks like Heatmor has a penis, however the grey/brown parts that have drawn the attention to the area are part of it's tail.